When several Bears players began talking “playoffs” over recent weeks, it wasn’t idle chatter.
Suddenly, when not a lot of people were noticing, Bears special teams turned a corner. A huge corner.
The 2013-14 Bears lost four straight games to the Detroit Lions, the first time that level of futility has occurred since the woeful times of the late ‘60s-early ‘70s.
Martellus Bennett, who landed on Friday’s injury report with a quad injury that has the tight end questionable for Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions, has little difficulty being blunt.
Whether it’s the NFL, business or just life in general, some years are just like that. As Kyle Fuller is finding out.